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Old 02-11-2013, 04:23 PM   #1
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2003 ktm 450 exc floods easy

new to me 2003 ktm 450exc just look at the throttle and it will flood. Is this common on these.
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Old 02-11-2013, 04:26 PM   #2
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new to me 2003 ktm 450exc just look at the throttle and it will flood. Is this common on these.
check your accelerator pump
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Old 02-12-2013, 01:10 PM   #4
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what's your pilot jet?.... most of the 450's are 40 pilot stock.... my previous owner squid put in a 48, and that's way too rich, real easy to flood, and once it was hot, pretty much impossible to start.... check out what's in the carb..... pilot, main, needle, needle position, etc.....
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thanks, I was thinking pilot jet as well. I will check it this weekend.
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Old 02-12-2013, 02:13 PM   #6
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I will also check pump it may be too much pump too early
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